Jenna Goodloe Wade

Vice President for Development
(901) 843-3852

Jenna Goodloe Wade has worked at Rhodes College since 1999 and is currently the Vice President for Development. She oversees all aspects of development including annual, major and planned giving, alumni relations, foundations and corporate relations, community relations, college events, and advancement services. In this role she helped lead the college’s largest comprehensive capital campaign, which has raised more than $314 million toward a $303.5 million goal. 

She was the recipient of the outstanding Administrator Award in 2002-2003 from Rhodes College. She has served as a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Board of Directors since 2005, served on the national CASE Philanthropy Commission, and is a frequent lecturer at CASE and AFP conferences. She is the recipient of the CASE Crystal Apple for excellence in teaching at CASE conferences. 

Prior to joining Rhodes she worked in development and alumni affairs at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center within the medical school, and as an executive director and director of development at the American Cancer Society.

Wade received her Bachelor of Science from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a Master in Education at Vanderbilt University. Her husband, Jack, is an attorney and they have three boys, Burke, Wyn, and Mosby.